by H. Myles Wright, Professor of Civic Design in the University of Liverpool.
In the conurbations and their rural fringe, the speaker says, the guidance of land use will matter most to most people. He defines some of the objectives planners should set themselves in making life more attractive for the inhabitants of cities such as Manchester and Liverpool.
It is expected that the Local Government Commission (England) will begin its work by considering the problems of these and the other provincial conurbations.
(BBC recording: a shortened version of a lecture delivered in June before the Town Planning Institute in London)
followed by an interlude at 8.20
John Holloway talks about Professor Frye's recent book, which attempts to provide literary criticism with a 'systematic basis', and argues that the book may be a landmark even if it falls short of its intentions.
(The recorded broadcast of April 27)
followed by an interlude at 10.30 app.
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